FB: Decker to have surgery, Spry transferring

Trevor Born

Two nuggets of news coming out of the Gophers’ first bowl-preparation practice Wedensday:

1) Junior wide receiver Eric Decker will undergo surgery on his left knee before the bowl game, and will be back in time to play on Dec. 31. Adam Weber had a similar surgery earlier this season, and lead the team over Illinois the next week.

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2) Sophomore reciever Ralph Spry, along with redshirt freshmen Andre Tate’ (running back) and Jimmy Thompson (receiver) are leaving the program.

Spry, a one-time starter, was suspsended two weeks for breaking team rules this season, ands his playing time dwindled.

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